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20+ Best Photoshop Filters + Plugins 2019 (+ How to Use Them)

If you’re looking for unique Photoshop filters to turn your photos into artwork, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we feature a collection of the best Photoshop filters and plugins you can use to add various effects to photos. There are many benefits to using Photoshop filters. They are quite useful in crafting creative graphic designs such as posters, flyers, logos, and much more. While Photoshop itself comes with a set of default filters they don’t offer much value. Thankfully there are… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Simplify Scraping Jobs With Scrapestack API

There are plenty of scenarios where you need to scrape and collect data from across the web. An API can take a lot of the work out of this chore for you so that you don’t have to handle it (with IP blocks, CAPTCHAs, and a huge amount of manual work on your own). scrapestack is an API solution that can scrape webpages around the world in the blink of an eye, to power information on your website, database, research project, or product. Here’s a look at how to use this tool and how to make it work for… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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20+ Best Illustrator Logo Templates

So you need a logo right now? That’s where an Illustrator logo template can come in handy. A logo template is often a kit of pieces to build a vector logo with a few tweaks—such as changing colors or fonts. These are our top picks! Some of the better logo template options might include multiple elements in a file that you can piece together for a design that’s a little more custom. Logo templates are best for small, quick projects that need something cost-effective and visually pleasing. While a logo… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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8 Things to Stop Doing With Typography (Right Now!)

Good typography is an art that shouldn’t be messed with too much. Letterforms flow together to form words and phrases that are readable and have subtle visual meaning. But if you aren’t careful, it’s easy to ruin typographic beauty in an instant. If you have slipped into any of these design traps, this is the time to stop doing anything on this list to type and clean up your design pieces. (Your portfolio will thank you.) Adding Drop Shadows Most fonts are perfect just the way they are… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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20+ Best Outline Fonts

If you’re working on a poster, flyer, or greeting card design, an outline font is a great choice for adding titles and headlines that attract attention. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best outline fonts you can use in not only print designs but in digital graphic designs as well. Unlike most other types of fonts, an outline font is easily recognizable. Just as the name suggests, an outline font features a character design that only consists of outlines without a fill. These fonts are widely… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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13+ Best PowerPoint Roadmap Templates

If you’re working on a product or business roadmap presentation, we have handpicked some of the best PowerPoint roadmap templates you can use to design a killer slideshow for your presentation. A roadmap presentation is one of the most effective methods of detailing the past, present, and future for product and business development. Using a PowerPoint roadmap template will make the process of designing the slideshow much easier as they come packed with timelines, tables, infographics, icons, and much… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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30+ Best Isometric Mockup Templates

Are you looking for a unique way to present your designs to your clients? Then these isometric mockup templates can give your designs a 3D-like view and stand out from the crowd. Mockups created with an isometric perspective allow you to showcase your website designs, apps, logos, business cards, and more while giving them a 3D visual representation. This is an effective way to avoid showing the same old flat front-and-back views of your design. We’ve picked some of the best isometric mockups you can use… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best Business & Corporate Fonts 2019

If you’re looking for the perfect font for a logo, business card, stationery, or any kind of branding for a corporate business, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we bring you a curated collection of the best fonts you can use with designs related to business and corporate brands. Whether you’re making a business flyer, poster, signage, or searching for a font for your brand identity, you’ll find all kinds of fonts in our collection that can be used with various design projects and purposes… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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10 Website Design Trends That Are Fading (Thankfully)

Website design trends can be a lot of fun to experiment with and incorporate into projects, but if you aren’t careful these elements can add a dated look to projects. Sometimes trends fade out as quickly as they rush in! Here, we’re going to look at some website design trends that are fading. (And that’s a good thing.) If you have these elements on your site, it might be time to consider a refresh. 1. Not-So-Subtle Shadows Drop shadows don’t need to be so obvious. As with many… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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100+ Best Modern Serif Fonts

It’s time to delve into a collection of the best beautiful, modern serif fonts. Serif fonts are ideal for printed literature, detailed typography, or for creating a more formal effect. And these popular serif fonts really stand out from the crowd. We’ve gathered more than 100 of the best modern serif fonts that you can quickly start using in your work. You’ll be amazed at what a difference they can make to your design project, compared to the more generic system fonts that get all too commonly used… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Free Facebook Event Cover Templates for Nightclubs and Parties

If you’re planning on promoting a party or a special event through social media, this handpicked collection of free Facebook event cover templates will definitely come in handy. Facebook is one of the most effective platforms for promoting parties and events. In fact, the platform even has a built-in tool for planning events. One of the effective ways to promote a Facebook event is to use a custom-designed cover image that details all the important information related to the event. Of course, designing a… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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50+ Best App Landing Page Templates 2019

Whether your app landing page is encouraging people to sign up, register, join, or subscribe, it’s a key thing to get right. A carefully designed mobile app landing page can make-or-break your conversion rates, and it’s worth taking the time to get right! Landing pages can hold a huge amount of value, and if you’re looking to create a specific layout, we have just the collection to help you. We’ve tracked down over thirty-five of the best-looking app landing page templates for your next project. Every… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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Should Analytics + Stats Impact Web Design? Pros + Cons

Do you take an analytical approach to website design? Most designers understand the logic behind connecting an analytics tool such as Google Analytics to a website. It helps you better understand traffic patterns, user behavior, and what people are looking for on your website. But analytics can also help shape the design. If a page isn’t converting users, analytics can help you understand why to change the way the page looks. If people aren’t buying a specific product, analytics could help show a… learn more

Design Shack  Carrie Cousins | 
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40+ Best Photoshop Logo Templates (PSD)

We’ve collected the absolute best Photoshop logo templates to help you choose a pre-made logo design as a starting point for your new brand. All these logo templates come in a PSD format, for you to tweak and customize in Photoshop. It’s all too easy to burn through a budget, crafting a logo that fits your business and mission. Some design agencies and freelancers charge thousands of dollars to craft basic logos that never really live up to your expectations. Logo templates give you another option for a… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 
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15+ Best PowerPoint Poster Templates (+ Tips for PPT Poster Design)

PowerPoint is more than just a presentation app. It can also be a great tool for designing simple posters for various purposes as well. In this post, we’re featuring a set of great PowerPoint poster templates you can use to craft posters using the popular Microsoft app. It may sound strange, but designing posters in PowerPoint is quite common and very easy. Especially when you’re working on a rushed college assignment or when you have to use a colleague’s computer to design a poster, PowerPoint can… learn more

Design Shack  Roshan Perera | 

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